Cryptocurrency demand not faltering
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 19 October 2017 12:00

Cryptocurrency demand not faltering


GPU makers laugh all the way to bank

Huge values for cryptocurrencies are prolonging related graphics card demand and surprising those who thought it would be a temporary thing.

Nvidia Tensor RT 3 speeds up inferencing by 100X
Published in Graphics


4.8 FPS on CPU to 550 FPS on Volta

Nvidia has come up with a new optimized complier called Tensor RT 3 and demonstrated how Volta obliterates a modern server CPU.

AMD RX Vega supply problems might last until October
Published in Graphics


Packaging GPU and HBM2 to blame

According to a report, AMD Radeon RX Vega shortages could last until October and while HBM2 might be a part of the problem, it appears that packaging is to blame.

Nvidia creates external GPU
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 01 August 2017 05:00

Nvidia creates external GPU


Liked AMD's version so much it thought it would invent it too

AMD attracted a bit of attention when it showed off it external GPU system a while back – so much good press it appeared that Nvidia thought "we should have something like that".

AMD selling MXM GPUs to miners
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 10:26

AMD selling MXM GPUs to miners


At the right quality and price

There is no doubt that AMD GPU profits are coming from bitcoin miners and AMD is taking advantage of this sudden interest. 

Radeon 500 GPU shortage continues
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 18 July 2017 12:21

Radeon 500 GPU shortage continues


Ethereum mining craze is still on

The GPU shortage currently mainly affects the Radeon 500 series and especially the 580 and 570 cards. These are the best for mining Ethereum right now with Geforce GTX 1060 as a good alternative. 

Huawei building GPU/CPU
Published in Processors
Friday, 14 July 2017 06:00

Huawei building GPU/CPU


With AI on the side


Chinese phone maker Huawei is about to launch its own APU which will combine a CPU, GPU and AI.

Germans run out of GPUs
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 13 July 2017 06:00

Germans run out of GPUs


Gold rush sparks shortage


Germany is seeing a national shortage in mid-range and high-end graphics cards, due to an increasing craze for mining the Ethereum cryptocurrency.

Nvidia Pascal-based cryptocurrency miner spotted
Published in Graphics


Coming with eight GP106 GPUs

We have been hearing rumors that both Nvidia and AMD will be bringing cryptocurrency dedicated miners to the market and today we have some of the first details regarding Nvidia's version of the GPU mining system.

AMD's Vega GPU is late
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 01 June 2017 03:21

AMD's Vega GPU is late


July 30 is the first day

Vega is delayed and while AMD said it will arrive in Q2 2017, it won't.